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Scarsdale10583.com is your community website, for Scarsdale, Edgemont and Hartsdale, New York. Content includes village and school news, events, people, real estate, food, arts, sports, entertainment and opinion. Founded in January 2009, the site has become a vital community resource. Content, advertisements, classified ads, photos and letters are welcome and should be sent to the site email address: scarsdalecomments@gmail.com .

Contributors:

Joanne11 19Joanne Wallenstein: Before launching Scarsdale10583.com in January 2009, Joanne worked in magazine publishing, advertising and internet marketing. A Scarsdale resident for over 20 years, she volunteered for many community organizations including the PTA, and the League of Women Voters and was elected to serve on the School Board Nominating Committee and the Citizens Nominating Committee. Her three children are graduates of the Scarsdale Public Schools and she lives in Greenacres. Contact her at scarsdalecomments@gmail.com.

Stacie Waldman: Stacie Waldman's background is in sales, marketing, and public health. She worked for big pharma for 9 years then earned he master's degree in public health at Johns Hopkins. She then combined her interest in public health with her industry experience to build public private partnerships for health. She volunteers with the Junior League of Central Westchester and is their social media chairperson. She loves to write, hike, and travel. She is married with two children.

Laura Halligan is a writer, editor, and marketing professional with over 25 years of experience in corporate communications. Her background includes 10 years with UBS, where she served as manager of branding and marketing services, and work as a publicist for clients such as Mitsubishi Motors and Janssen Pharmaceutica. Laura has been an active volunteer in Scarsdale for years, and currently serves as a consultant for The Acceleration Project and a member of the Scarsdale Village Advisory Committee on Communications. She has lived Heathcote with her husband and two daughters since 2009.

Food Columnist Judie Dweck: Before writing for Scarsdale 10583, Judie taught second grade in NYC and later taught creative cooking for children at Edgewood and Fox Meadow Schools and at the Scarsdale Day Camp. She authored food related articles for Jack and Jill Magazine, The Pleasure of Cooking and Scarsdale Inquirer. Her three grown children are graduates of the Scarsdale Public Schools.

Sportswriter Ray Cooper is an investment banker at Citi in New York. He has lived in Scarsdale for 20 years. He coached travel basketball and softball for several years and is an active member of Westchester Reform Temple. He lives in Heathcote and his two children are graduates of Scarsdale High School. Ray received a BS from Lehigh University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He can be reached at Raymondcooper@optonline.net.

 

 


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The Innocence Club Highlights the Need for Criminal Justice Reform

The Innocence Club Highlights the Need for Criminal Justice Reform

Jeff Deskovic addresses the Innocence Club A visit to the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery Alabama spurred SHS student Scott Goldban to do more tha...

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Around Town

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Family, Friends and Colleagues Remember Marcia Horowitz

Family, Friends and Colleagues Remember Marcia Horowitz

Marcia Horowitz, a star in the field of public relations, a mother, grandmother and Greenacres resident was remembered at Bet Am Shalom on Wednesday F...

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Neighborhood News

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The State of the Village from Mayor Marc Samwick

The State of the Village from Mayor Marc Samwick

Scarsdale Village Mayor delivered the “State of the Village” statement at a meeting of the Scarsdale Forum on Thursday February 13, 2019. Here are his...

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On Our Minds

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Why Scarsdale's Mimi Rocah is Running for Westchester County District Attorney

Why Scarsdale's Mimi Rocah is Running for Westchester County District Attorney

Preet Bharara and Mimi Rocah Former Assistant U.S. Attorney, legal analyst and Scarsdale resident Mimi Rocah is running for Westchester District Attorney...

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On Our Radar

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Register Now to Vote in the Village Election on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Register Now to Vote in the Village Election on Wednesday, March 18, 2020

If you are not a registered voter but want to vote in the Village Election on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, the last day to register with the Westchester...

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Parenting

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The 2020 Summer Camp and Activities Guide

The 2020 Summer Camp and Activities Guide

One of the many advantages of living in Southern Westchester is the wide range of summer programs available to your children, all within a bus ride fr...

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Village Voices

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LWVS To Host Candidate Forum For Contested Village Election

LWVS To Host Candidate Forum For Contested Village Election

The League of Women Voters encourages informed and active participation of citizens in local government and the election process. This year, the Scars...

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Shout it Out

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Raiders Celebrate Seniors and Fall to Mamaroneck in Regular Season Finale

Raiders Celebrate Seniors and Fall to Mamaroneck in Regular Season Finale


The Scarsdale’s boys’ basketball team hosted the Mamaroneck Tigers on February 12 in its regular season finale. The Raiders were looking to avenge an ...

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School News

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Schools

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Raiders Start Play-offs With Dominant Performance

Raiders Start Play-offs With Dominant Performance

Surprise starter Sophomore Hunter Miller scoring his first Scarsdale basket. Photo by Jon Thaler. A popular idiom in sports parlance is that the playof...

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The Goods

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Valentines Day -- Gifts And Food With Love

Valentines Day -- Gifts And Food With Love

What are you doing for Valentines Day? It’s next Friday, February 14, 2020. Whether it’s a gift, a bouquet, sweets or dinner out, local stores and res...

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Today's News

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Arts and Entertainment

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The Land of the Incas at Purple Corn Peruvian Rotisserie Joint

The Land of the Incas at Purple Corn Peruvian Rotisserie Joint

As I meandered along busy Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains, the sign Purple Corn Rotisserie Joint caught my eye. It brought back memories of my many ...

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People

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Marcy Berman-Goldstein to Receive Rising Star Award from Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service

Marcy Berman-Goldstein to Receive Rising Star Award from Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service

Scarsdale Edgemont Family Counseling Service (SFCS) has selected Marcy Berman-Goldstein to receive its annual Rising Star Award in recognition of her ...

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Health

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87 Year-Old Driver Strikes Pedestrian in Hartsdale

87 Year-Old Driver Strikes Pedestrian in Hartsdale

Yet another pedestrian was hit and injured in Greenburgh, this one in Hartsdale at 7:56 am on Saturday February 15.

The 70 year-old man, who lives on E...

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